What Happens If We Surrender Our Lives to God?

We often fear what we will become if we surrender everything over to God. I️ mean, we fear that He will make us do something that we don’t readily want to do, or go somewhere where we don’t want to go. Deep down in the crevices of our soul, we believe that God is not…

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How is God’s Burden Light?

Burdens seem heavy and overbearing, like a ton of bricks on our shoulders. Although often invisible to the outside world, they weigh us down. And interestingly, in the long-haul of a far-reaching pandemic, I️ would say this is how many of us feel right now. WE.ARE.TIRED. A GREAT INVITATION With the daily barrage of bad…

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Can One Person Make A Difference?

Can one person really make a difference? Seriously, can ordinary people influence others to change? Nehemiah is a book in the Old Testament about a man who makes a difference. Rather than settling into the comforts of mediocrity, indifference, or apathy, he decides to do something about the mounting injustice in his world. As cupbearer…

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Do You Have Grit in Your Faith?

Do you have the grit to grow in your faith? Or, is your time with God just ho-hum? During the days of COVID-19, have you grown closer to God….or farther away? I’ll admit, it has been weird to just do online church and zoom bible study. It’s not necessarily my cup of tea. God Doesn’t…

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Surviving Amid Uncertainties and Unknowns

As the world turns, you may find yourself struggling with the uncertainties and unknowns in life. It doesn’t feel quite right to become accustomed to our new norms of “pandemic”, “quarantine”, “closures”, “racism” and “police reform.” In the mix of it all, our souls are stirred and we don’t know where to find solid ground.…

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When Our Thoughts Run Wild

Matthew 8:24-34, Luke 8:26, Mark 5:1-20 Immediately after landing from the sea, a man approached Jesus whose thoughts run wild. Crazy and half out-of-his-mind. He lived among the tombs and no one could contain him, not even with a chain. Night and day his demons tormented him. You would say he is insane. With the…

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